#2217 – Staying Platinum

ENGLISH Last year, I qualified for the Platinum status on Flying Blue, Air France/KLM’s frequent flyer programme, for the first time ever. Right after my KLM flight KL964 from Newcastle to Amsterdam, which sealed my Platinum deal, was registered, I was able to start enjoying the Platinum benefit (namely, assigning myself a complimentary Economy Comfort…

#2215 – Flying Joon in Economy

ENGLISH Background Late last year, Air France announced the formation of their newest subsidiary, Joon, that was branded as the new generation of travel with Air France, targetted for millennials. It is well-known, though, that the real reason behind the formation of yet another airline under the Air France brand is the lower cost Air…

#2183 – AvGeek Weekend Trip #15 (AMS – CDG – CFE – AMS)

ENGLISH As my Instagram followers (@azilko) have known, I went on a weekend trip this weekend. And it was an AvGeek Weekend Trip!! 😀 Yeah, I figured it had been awhile since my last AvGeek Weekend Trip in January and it happened that I found a great deal with interesting routing as well. So, there…

#2177 – Flying Dramas This Summer

ENGLISH This has been quite an “interesting” Summer because for whatever reason, I found myself facing some dramas involved on the flights I took. Aside from the missing luggage drama in New York and Washington D.C., here are two others which I had in Europe this Summer Delays Drama I felt like I hit a…

#2176 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part I: The Flights Drama)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9….

#2163 – Photo Tales (49)

ENGLISH Photo #106 Obviously one of the many activities I like to do at an airport is to take pictures of planes, i.e. planespotting; especially of a plane I would fly on or just disembark from. And so naturally I really don’t like it when the window blinds are used like photographed above at Schiphol…